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Earth Experiencing Sixth Mass Extinction: Study

By | July 11, 2017

Scientists describe the number of vertebrate species experiencing population declines as “biological annihilation.”

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IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction

By | December 9, 2016

The iconic mammals have been declining in number for decades and could face extinction if conservation measures are not enacted.

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Genome Digest

By | October 19, 2016

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Genome Digest

By | May 17, 2016

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  

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Giraffe in Half

By | February 1, 2016

Watch footage from the public dissection of Marius, the young giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo who was ultimately fed to predators at the facility. (CAUTION: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

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Not Your Average Deer

By | December 4, 2015

A new fossil species helps resolve the evolutionary relationships of an extinct group of ruminants.

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Behavior Brief

By | October 22, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Spotting a Giraffe's Age

By | April 11, 2012

A giraffe’s spots can give away its years.

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